Hilton has confirmed 150,000 points as its new highest award level, but still seems to be charging 120,000 points by mistake for the Waldorf Astoria in the Maldives, when award nights are available.
United is usually among one of the tougher airlines when it comes to finding business class award space on their own flights. It’s notable when that space opens up, and it’s done so just as there’s a lot more interest in crossing the Pond which is great news.
There’s saver award space on United’s transatlantic flights for four or more passengers both for summer and for the start of 2022.
Chase has increased offers for the United Airlines cards. This came out around the same time as new bigger Delta offers which are no longer available. Pay attention to these now if you’re interested.
Amazon has brought back a great deal: 40% off if you pay with American Express points for your purchase. The trick here is you only need to use 1 point to get 1 cent off your purchase total in order to qualify for the deal.
The new United QuestSM Card has launched with a temporary offer of up to 100,000 bonus miles. And it’s intriguing for its annual United Airlines statement credit and award redemption rebates.
There’s amazing business class award space on American Airlines right now between Los Angeles, New York, Chicago, Philadelphia and London and even more – for four passengers or more in business class. This space is throughout the year from New York but in general as we approach the end of 2021 and into 2022.
United MileagePlus began as Mileage Plus with a space between the two words in May, 1981 – days after American AAdvantage launched the first mileage-based airline program offering free flights. Learning that American AAdvantage was about to announce its program, United pulled off the launch of Mileage Plus in just 10 days.
Frontier Airlines won’t offer you business class award tickets to the Seychelles. But if you live in a Frontier Airlines city, and you’re reasonably likely to fly them, the credit card can be a great deal because every purchase on the card counts towards elite status with $1 of spend earning 1 elite qualifying mile.
And Frontier’s elite program offers real benefits – top tier 100,000 mile flyers see no fees at all, which is impressive with a fee-based ultra-low cost carrier.
A 9 year old boy got caught up in the inner workings of the Minneapolis St. Paul airport baggage system on Saturday but after nearly 5 minutes inside wound up unscathed.
About 20 people were checking in baggage together for a trip when the child “dove onto the bag belt as it left the ticketing lobby to go down into where all the conveyors separate the bags to wherever they’re going to go to the proper airplane.”
Passengers broke out in dance on the jet bridge of a Southwest Airlines flight and “got the pilot and the attendant to dance” too. The video has been viewed nearly a million times since yesterday and commenters seem to love most that the pilot, who didn’t know the moves, tried his best to step into it.
On the return trip home this group hit the airport dance floor while waiting for their flight, too.